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CSPAN
Aug 22, 2009 6:30pm EDT
use technology across the board. i was going to jump in here. i was once told that higher education is really where innovation in terms of innovation technology starts. if they really discover it has lots of potential in different markets, it may move on to the federal government. that may go to state and local government. then it may make it into k through 12. what is the role of using technology and taking research and using it to innovate new uses for technology? >> if you look across higher education, particularly in the case of george mason, you see things going on across the board. you see it in the school of information technology and engineering, the college of science, the school of public policy. you also see it in the geography department and many others. i could spend a long time listing all of the places. innovation in terms of developing and using technology is part of what we do. in the early days of computing, almost all of the innovation in terms of the new technologies came out of universities. over the years, it became where some can of the universities and some c
HLN
Aug 22, 2009 3:30pm EDT
here to break it all down for us and most importantly tell us why it matters and what it really means for you. thanks for being here. appreciate it. >> of course, poppy. the big news this week about health care reform was whether or not the public option, which is basically government sponsored health care as an option has to be a part of health care reform. obama proposed it and then there were some questions as to whether or not he was backing away. here's what secretary of health and human services kathleen sebelius had to say. >> here's the bottom line. absolutely nothing is changed. we continue to support the public option. that will help lower costs, give american consumers more choice, and keep private insurers honest. if people have other ideas about how to accomplish these goals we'll look at those too but the public option is a very good way to do this. >> so, poppy, what it sounds like she's saying is we like the public option here in the white house but it's not a deal breaker. >> elizabeth, what exactly is a public option? there is so much debate about what it is and what
FOX News
Aug 22, 2009 10:00am EDT
>> clayton: after the show go to foxandfriends.com because we will play some extra music for us here. selinski tomorrow at 7:00 am. blue chips hitting their highest level of the year. above 9500. this after home sales soar, too. existing home sales up in july for the fourth straight month. jumping more than 7%. a lot of the buying due to first-time owners rushing to grab tax credits set to expire in the fall. auto veils up as well, driven by, what else, than cash for clunkers which is overcome monday? but is this recovery for real or is it all astroturf? fake as the dems accuse the town hall protests to be. the tax credits, the clunker cash. once they are gone, will the recovery go, too? good morning, everyone, i'm brenda blackmon. this is "bulls & bears." let's get right to it. there they are. the "bulls & bears." gary b. smith, tobin smith, eric bolling along with julia fisciteli. all these games an astroturf recovery? >> that's what happens when you give away free money. when the free money stops, you have a bunch of people out there who are used to getting the check in the m
CSPAN
Aug 22, 2009 4:30pm EDT
. she and her body guards used to walk over, it used to walk to the justice department every morning. for little guys in big atoll deperino. >> why did you decide to buy an apartment here? >> we lived in the suburbs in montgomery county for almost 25 years. the children finished college and i've really, the commute was just horrible and i want to live in the city somewhere. we looked around at a few places but my dear friend, senator pat moynihan, told me i had to move in here and he was the first person to live in this building, and so we got this place. >> we came here to look at how you write, where you right, what you read and how you read so will you show that to us? >> certainly. tell us about this room. >> this is originally supposed to be a bedroom, but again, we turned it into an office for me and it is one of three places i right. i have an office downtown and down about ten blocks on pennsylvania avenue. this is, this is ava one pennsylvania avenue and my office is at 1750 pennsylvania avenue, on the other side of the white house and i also have an office in, another home
CNN
Aug 21, 2009 8:00pm EDT
women in uniform. thanks for being with us tonight. tonight. >>> up next is "campbell brown." -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> hey there, everybody. a lot of ground to cover tonight, but we'll start as we always do with the "mash-up." it is, of course, our look at the stories making an impact right now, the moments you may have missed today. don't have to. some new information, and just-released audio recordings give a new window into just how boneheaded some decisions were by airport workers in rochester, minnesota, earlier this month. you remember this story, an express jet flight diverted because of bad weather pap 47 passengers locked on the plane for hours. well, today, federal officials cleared the plane's crew. the captain tried to get those passengers off. >> i need to tell them something. i can't sit here any longer. >> there's no food, and it's just getting really unhappy. and the problem is that the terminal is closed here. and they won't let them get off because the terminal's closed. so, we're stuck here with no lavs, no nothing, no food. what can i tel
PBS
Aug 22, 2009 12:00am EDT
anniversary of the al fatah revolution in libya and colonel gadhafi is clearly using al megrahi's return as a propaganda coup despite the fact that this man is a convicted murderer who is terminally ill and expected to die within three months. >> that was james blake of itn reporting. >>> the british aren't just talking about how unhappy they are about the way the libyans handled ali al megrahi's return home. they may be prepared to do something about it. prince andrew, the duke of york, had been expected to visit libya and perhaps meet with moammar gadhi early next month. the idea was to promote trade. but now, there are reports that that visit may be off. >>> in afghanistan today, a day after the voting, both the leading presidential contenders, incumbent hamid karzai and opposition candidate abdullah abdullah, were both claiming victory. but abdullah also raised serious e vote. about the legitimacy of >> a lot of irregularities which have taken place should have been prevented and shouldn't have happened. so there are a lot of complaints about irregularities throughout the country. there
NBC
Aug 22, 2009 9:00am EDT
joining us now with more on this story. jane, good morning. >> reporter: well, good morning, eun. roy an exciting place this is this morning. people are beautifying this school and hundreds of others around the city and joining me now is chancellor michelle rhee. this has to be kind of a fun thing as chancellor to go around and see all this. >> it is. it's very fun. every weekend before the beginning of school we have beautification day. so this is the third one since i've been in office. and it's really exciting. because i think it just gets everybody really pumped up. we invite the community in so that everybody in the neighborhood, whether they have children or not knows that monday is the first day of school. and as you can see from the folks here at tubman, we have a lot of people volunteering. >> reporter: yeah. i'm told up to 100. now, what does this do for the morale of the students to see the flowers and have the clean schools? is that all part of it? >> oh, absolutely. when i talk to kids about coming to school, one of the things that hthey often say to me is te environment
FOX
Aug 21, 2009 11:00pm EDT
use their final time-out. >> troy: in talking with keith brooking, he said the best years i had was when wade phillips was my defensive coordinator in '02 and '03. keith brooking was 27 at the time. to my surprise, wade phillips said he looks like the same player. he hasn't lost a step, still moves well. he's very instinctive. i know that they're feeling -- you can tell in hearing him interviewed right there, he brings a lot of leadership. he loves the game of football. but he's a good player, more importantly, and he should help them. >> joe: pro's pro, zach thomas manned that position last year for dallas. now they go to brooking. mcgee gets a chance to do something. he runs it and slides on third down. he is short of first down yardage. that will take us to the two-minute warning. tennessee out of time-outs. terrence newman was behind the camera, and now to eliminate our own pam oliver helping with the lighting. he's doing it all. cowboys doing it all tonight. - ( "super freak" by rick james playing ) - it's pretty amazing how one click of a mouse can make you move... groove, bus
CNN
Aug 22, 2009 7:00pm EDT
later. join us on "the situation room" from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. every weekday and on sundays from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. >>> first up, a major hurricane scrapes the northeast for the first time in years and the first family heads into the path of the storm. >>> global outrage, imagine the guy who blew your loved ones up on an airplane and he is released from prison early to a hero's welcome. how compassionate is that? >>> war zone at home, gangs and thugs run rampant, families lose children it seems every day, but they refuse to be victims. can we save chicago's deadly streets? hello, i'm don lemon, weakening but still dangerous. that is the tropical storm warnings and huge waves are crashing into east coast beaches this hour. bermuda felt the punch earlier with power outages. this weekend could be a deadly one for east coast beachgoers who venture into the dangerous rip currents spawned by the storm. straight now to jacqui jeras, keeping a close watch on it all. >> the waves have been incredible today, we have seen lots of video of surfers and crashing waves and the threat of rip curr
FOX News
Aug 22, 2009 6:00pm EDT
children. although i think he used to be a lot funnier when he was a republican. it took in $2,000. the senator may be going back to scenes like those town hall meetings. >>> this is a fox news alert. hurricane bill churning off the east coast as it surges north over the atlantic. hello, everyone. i'm gregg jarrett. welcome to a brand-new hour of america's news headquarters. >> hurricane bill creating rough waves. the storm is losing some strength. it's now downgraded to a category 1 storm. as it's moving a little north over cooler waters. safety officials in new england are urging extreme caution for folks in the area as bill is drawing near. domenica davis is in the fox weather center with the latest. hi. >> yes, this advisory came in, they have downgraded bill to a category 1, which is good news because it's 300 miles to the south of nantucket and that means it will make a pass to the east of the island late this evening, tomorrow. heavy swell also start to move in. that will be the name of the game, heavy rain bands moving through and as we've been looking at the pictures, some
CSPAN
Aug 22, 2009 10:00am EDT
more books than i can read. thank you very much for joining us. the next person is a director of sovereign ratings at standard and pork and responsible for the sovereign analysis with -- for the latin american group, and teaches part time at columbia university. she worked at the federal reserve board of governors in washington. let me say that the job of the sovereign ratings is to put all of this into a single member, which is not so easy to do. it takes an incredible amount of analysis. and finally, a senior fellow at the inter-american dialogue. he works on a wide range of issues. he has been traveling a lot to his home country of argentina. he served as the chief of the latin america western hemisphere program at the international monetary fund. welcome back to the dialogue. he will start us off, also he has written a paper on mexico, which he sounds a little bit like a pessimist. >> think you very much. in deference to your very strong feelings, the oi will now a power pointpoint. this is a great opportunity. we are extremely knowledgeable. when i used to go on mission to m
FOX News
Aug 21, 2009 11:00pm EDT
blog. we will see you monday. bill o'reilly is next. see you tomorrow. thank you for having us in your home. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- mike: "the o'reilly factor," is on. >> we want to make sure he is not welcome back. mike: the president is left with egg in his face. he was given a hero's welcome. we will have analysis of this outrageous situation. >> millions of people of faith are supporting health insurance reform. >> members of congress, will you? >mike: summer trying to sell obama care on a religious basis. >> there are people in life who i think our karma compromises. mike: dennis miller for some tough talk on nancy pelosi. >> we will start setting out people's first amendment rights. mike: caution, you are about to enter the "no spin zone." "the o'reilly factor," starts right now. hello, i'm mike huckabee reporting for bill o'reilly. the convicted terrorist is the subject of the "talking points memo." here are images of people cheering the return of a murderer. he killed people over lock
CNBC
Aug 22, 2009 6:00am EDT
moving right now. the vix right around the 24, 25 level, again that's going to suggest to us we should see around 1.5% move one to two times for week. we're seeing that, there's really nothing to suggest the vix should be significantly higher and i agree with mike's point. if anything, we could see the ball coming out a little bit. a couple of things this week, look at the international markets, that moved the markets. some of that is known. you know, the market is pricing in that you may wake up one day and there will be some movement in the market. one of the points i would take away, the next couple of weeks, there's nothing in the options market to suggest there's going to be huge movements, there's no catalyst on the horizon to suggest there's going to be this big movement. i'd rather look for volatility levels that look elevated on a relative basis and sell those options versus looking for those that look inexpensive on a relative basis to buy those for protection. >> scott, how are you reading the tea leaves? >> you know, it's interesting, the new conundrum is that the vi
NBC
Aug 22, 2009 6:00am EDT
with us. much more news ahead. >> "detour" dave is heading home from the hospital after a remarkable discovery that literally includes dying. we'll have that story. >> lisa will be grilling jim nichols when he comes back. who are better drivers, men or women? men don't merge. the woman will sit there and wait. this is what men do. you see where i am over here? and, ka-blam, and then we're all an hour late. depend brand. for women and men. >> good saturday morning to you. a bit of a wet friday yesterday. a lot of you heard the rain showers and thunderstorms yesterday. unfortunately we'll see another round of that again today. out on our radar picture today, we are seeing some scattered rain showers pick pushing out of baltimore and up to the north. seeing some of the heavier rain out toward the eastern shore. centreville, graysonville, st. michaels. they are starting to see some of the heavier rain showers. not picking up any lightning right now. we are picking up some lightning strikes right now. especially out toward centerville. a few thunderstorms associated with that. all that hu
CNN
Aug 22, 2009 8:00am EDT
us. the president is talking about what he calls the myths about his health care plan. >> and then what to do with the prisoners at guantanamo bay. there is outrage from some communities saying no, no, not in our backyard. >> also this morning a story that's rocking the sports world right now. >> take a good look, folks. >> people are wondering is this a male or female athlete. it's a crazy key bait going on right now about that international track star's gender. we're going to get into that story this morning. >> but first we want to talk about big bad bill. hurricane bill, whips up powerful waves. look at this. actually some dangerous rip currents passing between bermuda and the east coast of the mainland u.s. although it's not going to hit the main land, we are told, though, it is bringing 150-mile-per-hour winds and offshore waves up to 20-feet high. there are warnings out there today for boaters. also u.s. beaches are a little jammed this weekend because it's one of the last weekends of the summer vacation before a lot of kiddos head back to school. many are being told, stay o
CNN
Aug 22, 2009 1:00am EDT
decisions. " corallo says -- now would be a good time for mr. ridge to use his emergency duct tape. frances townsend, a cnn national security adviser and political contributor paul begala. do you believe tom ridge is trying to sell books here? >> absolutely. i will tell you, anderson, it is interesting to me. secretary napolitano, the current secretary asked a bipartisan group to consider suggestions to improve the terror alert system. i'm co-chairing that group. we asked for secretary ridge to express his -- see the group, talk to us and express his concerns or suggestions. that was less than three weeks ago. he never mentioned concern about politicization. >> in 2005 he said publicly and it was quoted in "usa today" at the time though people didn't pay much attention, more often than not we were the least inclined to raise it. sometimes we disagreed with intelligence assessments. sometimes when the intelligence was good you don't necessarily put the country on alert. there were times when people were aggressive about raising it and we said, for that? clearly, he was expressing di
CSPAN
Aug 22, 2009 2:00pm EDT
about us and not contractors. my affiliation with michael chertoff was made quite public, and i do identify myself as a member of the chertoff group in any public discourse. with regard to the ig report, i will take no ownership over that. i was one of the 200 people who were interviewed. there were some people who were not interviewed, and there was another group who was interviewed but not further identified. that might reflect something the secretary said earlier, that you have people who are taking a serious risk by doing the patriotic thing. i was surprised as director of cia how much american business will put themselves at risk for no profit motive in order to assist american intelligence agencies. what you may be seen there is a version of trying to protect them from the kind of legal actions or public criticism that seems to be more prominent in recent times. cia does not live isolated inside the broader american political culture. one of our in advantages is to rely on us as a society to help us achieve our mission. there is nothing nefarious about that. it is something t
CBS
Aug 22, 2009 8:00am EDT
. >> iraq erica hill. great to have you with us today. august 22nd already. >> it is crazy. you know what is crazier? there are some children back to school. for some of you parents, it is a good thing. but kids back in the schools in mid-august. >> parts of the country, they're back. >> for those of you that aren't back yet or don't have everything you need, you're in luck. we're doing a little back to school bargainista shopping today. live to an office depot in new jersey, we'll go up and down the aisles, find you the best deals for everything you need on that list. >> the best time to shop now at 7:00 a.m. eastern. >> no one is in the store. grab a cup of coffee after "the early show" and head on out. >> we all have houseguests. sometimes they show up unannounced, other times you have weeks to prepare. >> do you have enough time to prepare? i like to use the old, i have breaking new, you to leave, or typhoid fever. you plead sickness that works. we have that coming up. what do you do when you have guests. >> try to politely get rid of them, yet firmly. >> all about etiquette and
CNN
Aug 22, 2009 6:00pm EDT
for a man who's said to be dying of prostate cancer. and joining us now from scotland, the scotland justice secretary kenny mccaskill. did he kill 270 people? >> yes, he was convicted by a scottish court. >> is it normal procedure in scotland, that someone, a convicted mass murder who gets cancer is free to go home to his wife and family. >> thankfully in scotland we don't have many convicted mass murderers and this crime devastated our country as it did people in the united states and elsewhere. >> is there any precedent in scotland, where a mass murder, someone who killed 270 people in cold blood has been freed to go home to his wife and family because he's suffering from canner? >> this crime is unprecedented in our small country. it's actually the worst atrocity, terrorist atrocity ever perpetrated anywhere within the united kingdom so it's a circumstance that has never happened before and i hope that it's a circumstance that will never reoccur. >> are there precedents where murderers, just regular murderers, someone who killed someone in cold blood, and served only a very small
CSPAN
Aug 22, 2009 7:00am EDT
by poor people. poverty is created by the system that we built around us so how to change that system. and this is -- the timing was very right of this award for me because the whole world is going through the financial crisis. and inside everybody feels the system is not right but they don't know what would be the right one. and i kind ofxiç gave my views about what could be the right one. this is the one occasion that we should be paying a lot of attention to how to redesign, retool the system so that we don't follow the same way of making our life proceed. rather, we create a different structure so that we don't fall in the same ditch over and over again and make it worse over time. so this is a call that i gave. this is the deepest of the crisis, but it is the greatest opportunity. the opportunity part has to be emphasized. this is forgotten most of the time because we're so busy fixing things. it's not fixing getting back to the same old thing. it's the resigning the -- redesigning going to the next big thing. going back to the same normalcy that you're used to. so we sho
FOX News
Aug 22, 2009 4:00am EDT
clear, that donald rahm spelled -- rumsfeld wanted to use the color-coded threats system for political gain. in reference to the advice to americans to cover their homes in saran wrap secured by duct tape in the event of a biochemical attack, former justice department official said -- rich himself contradicts his own claim that he had been pressured, riding -- apparently, the white house did not call. elsewhere, he wrote that he was never directed to raise the tariff threat level "no matter how many analysts, pundits, or critics say so." bret: president obama today called the recession -- called the release of the pan am 103 bummer highly objectionable. his press secretary of -- described video of his welcome as offensive to those who lost loved ones on the flight, which was blown out of the sky over lockerbie, scotland, in 1988. he was freed because he has terminal prostate cancer. libyan authorities are keeping him out of sight to avoid hurting what was their steadily improving relationship with the u.s. the justice department is looking into whether military defense lawyer
FOX News
Aug 21, 2009 10:00pm EDT
susteren. thank you for being with us. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- greta: speaker pelosi is going to box steny hoyer's years. did you hear what he said? the president is getting slammed with some new numbers. protesters take to the streets over health care. this is no town hall. angry people calling for a boycott of whole foods because the ceo of the company dared to disagree with our president. did we do all we could, the libyan terrorist blew up 270 people and now the killer is home. he is relaxing with his family. he only served 8 years. that is less than 14 days for every person that he killed. john bolten tells us how this happened. first, the democrats seem to be tripping over themselves in the house. nancy pelosi said she cannot pass a health-care bill without a public auction. today, steny hoyer doesn't change. he says the public option might have to go. who was on first? the inability of the leaders to get on the same page can be nothing but bad news for president obama. according to a new
CBS
Aug 22, 2009 7:30pm EDT
in front of foreign audiences. did obama violate this protocol using terms like arrogance, dismissive, derisive, pat buchanan? >> yes, he did. i think thats with a mistake, and i think he's been scoring off his country repeatedly abroad, and i think it is hurting him very much with the american people. no doubt he's enormously popular and people welcome the first african-american president. he's gone abroad repeatedly to trinidad in front of the latin americans with the ortega thing and in effect apologizing for the record of the united states of of america, which actually in those years won the cold war for the west and the world. i think this is hurting him frankly pip talked to middle americans who kind of like him, and they say why is this guy going abroad and apologizing? he's the leader. he's the leader of the nation, head of government, and chief of state. he's got a duty to defend his country abroad. >> before we get carried away, let's go this. bush versus obama. mr. obama's predecessor, president george w. bush, was presented by the press as highly unpopular abroad. but the
CNN
Aug 22, 2009 2:00pm EDT
just use the example of making sure that insurance companies are treating their customers right. one way that we're doing this in this health reform bill is very directly through insurance reforms. we're saying to them, you have to take people with pre-existing conditions, you cannot have caps on lifetime expenses or yearly expenses that people bump up against and suddenly have to pull out a lot of money out of pocket that they may not have, so we're putting in place a whole bunch of insurance reforms that regulate the behavior of the insurance companies. now, alongside that, if there's a public option that is also offering a good deal to consumers, then the insurance companies have to look over their shoulder and say gosh, if the public option is providing that good of a deal to consumers, then maybe we can't just charge exorbitant rates and mistreat our consumers. so it gives them a benchmark from which to operate. now, my point is, this is sort of like the belt and suspenders concept to keep up your pants. the insurance reforms are the belt. the public option can be the suspe
ABC
Aug 22, 2009 6:30pm EDT
name shorty tells us he not only wants to be a father for his kids, he wants to be a father for his community. >> a dream is only a dream unless you put action behind it. just like a prayer. so i'm praying and dreaming the kids get a better life. >> there was also food, activities for the whole family, that event runs until 9:00 tonight. >>> and you industrial a chance to grab a multimillion-dollar dream. there were no winners in last night's mega-million drawings. so the jackpot has gone even bigger, it's now worth $252 million. the cash option comes in at about $159 million. the next drawing will be tuesday night. and just in case you missed it, here's the winning numbers from last night. >>> still ahead on abc news at 6:30, out-of-control inmates take over a prison and nearly burn it to the ground. a closer look when we come back. plus -- a shaq attack trying to beat olympic star michael phelps at his own game. why the big man is training his basketball shorts for speedoes! and having trouble getting back to work? land that new job is right at your fingertips. we'll explain. >> a
CSPAN
Aug 22, 2009 11:00am EDT
have any experience and new orleans, but i used to live in mexico and it's a lot more like mexico and it is like the united states. in such fundamentals as the way people in new orleans relate to time or relate to money or relate to envision, it is just nothing like the country that we all live in. and it was not settled by the english the way the rest of the united states was. it was settled by the french and spanish, and they just did things very differently, and what has remained they're a city that in the context of kind of modern go-go american capitalism is just like a city sized act of civil disobedience. new orleans just does not play by the rules we play by. for example, we and what we call the real world are very future oriented. it's the american thing. we are dreamers and skiers, chasing the horizon, planning for tomorrow, working today to make tomorrow better. and new orleans the future does not exist at all. people there just don't think about tomorrow or think about leader today. it is all about living in the moment and it's about enjoying this minute right now. and tha
WETA
Aug 21, 2009 8:30pm EDT
not vote and many o us will n vot for a final use-a senate compromise without a public oion. >> this ek on "inside washinon,"ow trouble from the left on health care. is the public optionead? mnwhile, the congenial debate continues. >> why do you continue to support a nazi policy, as obama s expressed suppo this policy >> on wha planet do youpend most of ur time? >> also, afghans risked their lives to vote. as terrorist mbings escalate in iraq, thmaliki government chooses not to ask for arican lp. the nation lose t legendary newsmen, rertovak and don witt. >> the secret is to find people who could tell the sto better thanou can. captioneby the nation captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> i am looking for somebody who can tell me of theublic option inresident obama's health plan is still viab. decratic senator kent conrad says not in thsenate. >> look, the fact the matter that there are n the votes in the united states senate for the public option, they're never have been, so to continue to chase that rabbit i think it's just a wasted effort >> after sayinthat the rabbit
CBS
Aug 22, 2009 6:00pm EDT
to bring lots of rain and possible flooding. good evening, and thanks for joining us. i'm adam may. weather is the big story. we have lots of it to tell you about. tonight hurricane bill is threatening the east coast, ocean city and rehoboth beach closed due to surf conditions, waves felt from here in maryland and also down that in bermuda. we have complete first warning weather coverage. let's begin with meteorologist bernadette woods tracking all the storms, not just bill. there is a lot of other action. >> we are going to start out with flooding threats in our area immediately . i want to show you first warn doppler radar what we have going on very heavy rain moving into the state. and you can see it's pivoting around a point in here so all of these bands of bright red are moving up from the southeast. they are swinging in from the eastern shore and under the bands over an inch of rain per hour and because of that not only a flash flood watch which is in effect for almost all of our area through late tonight, we have flash flood warnings in effect for caroline county. you can se
CSPAN
Aug 22, 2009 2:00am EDT
. he has a lot of your books and as a matter of fact use the one that introduced me to your books and i am in all of you. >> host: who is on the cover, ms. walker? >> guest: i don't know who that is. she could be all of us. >> host: next call, patagonia arizona. >> caller: hello, ms. walker. hello? amaya there? hello? >> guest: you are here, hello. >> caller: you look exactly as you were 20 years ago when i saw you. i know you live the good life. >> guest: thank you. >> caller: i am 62 years. i was born in the philippines. your books have always made me cry. i just want to tell you that you gi me hope on this planet that somehow. >> host: caller, why do alice walker's books make you cry? >> caller: because there's so truthful and because i wish more people would read them, unfortunately some people -- some people are too poor to read or they are looking for their next day's food to eat. >> host: thank you caller. >> guest: here is a kiss on both cheeks and tears are fine. they are just cleaning the windows. could you have any idea how many books you have sold? >> guest: 10 million
CNN
Aug 22, 2009 10:00am EDT
nights on brauv pope thanks for being with us. >>> thank you for spending part of your weekend with us. don't go anywhere. latest headlines are next. have a great weekend, everyone. . -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> hello, everybody. from the cnn center, this is saturday, august 22nd. one of the last weekends to enjoy the fun in the sun before the kiddos go back to school. good morning. you know? anyway -- >> after all that -- >> after all that, good morning. >> all right. i'm t.j. holmes. thank you for being with us. it's 10:00 a.m. where we sit in atlanta, georgia. 7:00 a.m. out in los angeles. let's show you video you may remember. if you didn't see that this week, what does this look like? a hero's welcome. for someone who is a convicted terrorist. yes. that man. the only one convicted of terrorist attack on a plane that crashed in lockerbie, scotland. >>> former prime minister tony blair is getting heat for the man's release from prison. in fact, he talks exclusively to cnn. >> there's something about august going into september where everybody in washington gets all
FOX News
Aug 22, 2009 4:00pm EDT
. domenica davis is tracking it all for us. >> yes, a category two and it's expected to pass several hundred miles to the east of cape cod. it's expected to make the closest path to the united states and then first thing tomorrow morning. it's sitting 400 miles south of nantucket and continue on the northeasterly trek for the next few days. it's going to be category one by sunday morning. winds go down to 85 miles an hour. right now we are looking 100 mile-an-hour winds moving off to the north at 23 miles per hour. again, by tonight that is when the ca mechb islands is going to get hit with the heaviest rain. although the winds aren't really the big concern here it's going to be the wave heights, ocean flow and rip currents. so really be the big deal up and down the east coast. here is what we're looking at dangerous surf, 12-18, 15-22 up through new england. we do have our tropical storm warnings that are in effect for the cape and islands, nantucket, martha vineyards. tonight will be the worst of it. then by tomorrow the storm will be sitting off to the north moving toward canada a
NBC
Aug 22, 2009 9:00am EDT
trying to brew out in northern virginia. i mostly cloudy sky for most of us in baltimore here. we'll see these patches of clearing try to move through, but it is going to be a tough sell for today to be outside for any kind of outdoor activities. let's look as a line of rain showers pushes its way into new jersey. we heard a lot about that rain yesterday. if you notice this one line along the i-95 corridor, you notice this is not moving a lot from west to east, but a lot of rain is moving from the southeast to the northeast and that creates a flooding problem. that's going to be a concern for us again later on today. rain showers continue to go over the same locations over and over and over again, and when we have that rain in a short time sfan span in the same area, we run the risk of flash flooding and also this afternoon, now that the ground is moist, if we get a stiff wind, we have a chance of seeing trees being toppled over. on the cloud cover, you see the cloud cover over the i-95 corridor. we see the band of bill getting close. the only concern we have from hurricane bill is some
FOX News
Aug 22, 2009 2:00am EDT
country, and most people will not recognize it. he told us he would do it, and he is. no one is paying any attention to it. if you give me the next minutes, and please, please, parcher politics aside. open up your ears and eyes and watch with a fresh perspective -- put your politics aside. if i am wrong, you are more than welcome to show me where i am missing it. i would love to be wrong on this. barack obama has revealed his game plan to transform america it in his deeds. the transformation was marketed to america as "change," and, boy, was america it eager for change. >> i will not have to worry about putting gas in my car, or worry about paying my mortgage. glenn: now, i rememberç when tt came on, and i thought to; @ boy, that woman is stupid. is she? or are we? how is that woman feeling now she continues to write your own checks to pay her own mortgage and fill up her own gas tank? i wonder if she is disappointed they are understanding that he had a different definition of change. the latest poll numbers show the number of americans who strongly disapprove of his performance is
CSPAN
Aug 22, 2009 12:00pm EDT
we've been having. i thank him for joining us. editor lauren doctorow had the good sense to be born in new york and live in the bronx. what more can i say? [laughter] >> second generation american. his father was a fan of edgar allan poe. i assume that is what that is where the edgar comes from? mac you are speaking of my youth? >> right. >> it was pretty wild. i read all the time. and we had a lot of music in the family. my mother was a pianist. and my father was proprietor of a music shop. he kept it going through the depression, and finally lost it in the 1940s. but there was always a lot of books in the house, a lot of music and no money. and they were readers, my parents. am i speaking to the point here? >> yes. >> and then i found out i was named after a ground po. there is always an injunction when children are given names and poe, my father loved his work. actually eat like a lot of bad writers. [laughter] >> but poe is our greatest bad writer so i take some solution there. he died many years ago. my mother lived into her 90s. and i remember asking her, in her old age, i finall
CSPAN
Aug 22, 2009 2:00am EDT
: thank you for being with us. you have tracked the obama administration, their changeover in power and how things are going, give us a sense of how the public is feeling about president obama right now. >> well, it has been a bad 100 days for the obama administration. pretty upbeat and lots of things happening the first 100 days. really rolling forward with the stimulus package and so forth, but the second 100 days have been tough. his approval ratings are down. there's bitter, emerging fight over healthcare, obviously. i think that in many ways he's given too much power to the house and the senate. too much hour to nancy pelosi, speaker of of the house, and harry reid, the senate majority leader, to push legislation forward. he hasn't exerted the powers of the presidency really to push this debate forward on a plan that he favors. he's quite equivocal on healthcare from week to week. do we require a government option? do we not? he's flip-flopped on that issue. this is a pretty tough time for him and unless he comes out of the august recess focused again, i think it's going to be
CBS
Aug 22, 2009 6:30pm EDT
interrogators used mox executions to intimidate prisoners and a federal judge has ordered the release monday of that five-year-old inspector general's report. earlier today, i spoke with one of the authors the article, "newsweek" investigative correspondent mark hosenbal, and asked about what was in the previously classified document. >> the report is going to reveal for the first time the the c.i.a. conducted what are described as mock execution of some of the high-valued detainees, more than one from the sound of things. and in the case of one detainee that we know about, somebody named abdel-rahman al nashiri, an alleged architect of the uss cole bombing, the report alleged at some point c.i.a. interrogator brandished a gun in front of this guy in an effort to frighten him and took a power drill in front of him and turn turned it on and went bzzz, implying they were going to use it on him. >> glor: does this report make an investigation by attorney general holder more likely? >> attorney general holder in an interview with some of my colleagues at "newsweek" and other state
CBS
Aug 21, 2009 11:00pm EDT
, it's very fortunate for her and, you know, for all of us. >> reporter: fortunate indeed. there were similar problems further south in berryville. look at the mess. the rain and lightning split a tree down the middle and much of the ground is saturated. so a strong wind could cause big problems. topper has an update and there is more to not, is there nothing. >> it is unbelievable. they epng mico. rnno wamiings on the storms yet ai n.ey are heavy we will zoom in. they are in the same orientation as what we saw earlier wh en hhewe tad veer wefrathe the omhe itgarsburg ck to it rockville d anlls,fa llfas, fa reston chantilly a viennain fairfax. vianhimong s ivih s rt . ur at ten miles anho heavy rain for . wa rockville and bethesda and moving to vienna. for tonight, what you see is what you get. we are looking at shower and thunderstorms. some could beheavy, muggy. 68 to 74 for be atllbi lo bill. o twgot ghritwo right now. already we have some warnings for bermuda. we will show you the wave heights of bill coming back in a few minutes. you won't believe the wave heights this storm is g
CSPAN
Aug 22, 2009 10:00am EDT
children learn and that used to make me crazy, just to start the conversation, i wanted to say, you know how they learn every hour of the day? do you know how every child learns? but, then he'd say they learn by doing things not by being lectured to, if someone tills things, don't absorb itted as quickly or easily or maybe not at all and i used to nod my head and said that is righted, why are you in the front of the room telling us things and i don't want to tell you things, i hope we'll discuss that as well. so i got -- i think the start of the book, really, is -- i have two kids who went through public school and before they even got, got interested in what the schools were like -- got in, i got interested in what the schools were like and, you know, got called an educational activist and that means i cared about it. not for my kids as for the whole environment of the place. and my central question, really, was, what is this about? why do we do this and send these kids to this building on one side of town and why do we think it is so important and what do they come out of it knowi
NBC
Aug 22, 2009 7:00am EDT
all this weekend. coming up the latest and how it might affect all of us. >>> also ahead this morning, unexpected good news in the housing market as sale of existing homes take a big leap. like most of the positive economic stories we hear lately, there is a catch. we'll tell what you that is coming up. >> always hate the catches. >>> amy, we've all experienced flight delays. one here recently, people stuck on a plane all night long. >> with no food, i think. >> no food. apparently the crew had gone past flight hour, could no longer fly. the government taking action here. >> probably going to be welcome news to the folks stuck on that flight, and apparent think didn't have to happen the way it did. dames in our newscast in a few minutes. >>> first, let's talk about hurricane bill battering bermuda and headed for the u.s. the weather channel's jim cantore, what's the latest? >> reporter: well, lester, we've gotting a four feet less of the beach complicates of the wave action last night. another high tide cycle coming up at 10:30. amazing. look offshore here. we've got about 12 to 15-fo
FOX News
Aug 22, 2009 11:30am EDT
you in the wallet. >> it's coming! it's headed right for us. >> it's already here. >> a global warming bill that could cost billions, have no impact n on the climate and send food prices into the ozone layer. only congress could pull that off. only this show is on the case. all that, and it's the ultimate economic indicator. sex no longer sells. >> do you guys want to make out or what? >> so what would people rather have? tracy byrnes goes undercover with another "cashin' in" exclusive. your money, your life, your show to stay ahead of the game. "cashin' in" starts right now. terry: wal-mart now offering mail-order prescription drugs for just 10 bucks. is this proof the free market can get the job done and the government should just butt out? i'm terry keenan and welcome to "cashin' in." our crew this week, the boys are here. wayne, jonathan, and jonas. along with tracy byrnes. also joining us the editor of op-ed news.com, steve lazer. ok, jonathan. is wal-mart's prescription price drop proof that the free market can actually fix this health care mess? >> absolutely, terry. there are a
FOX News
Aug 22, 2009 10:30am EDT
can't use the word efficiency and government run in the same sentence. they just don't go together. this is scary as all get out. neil: the president is right. the cash for clunkers was much more successful than they thought so they couldn't keep up with the demand. you can argue they should have planned for that. the problem wasn't the lack of interest. it was too much interest. >> right. that sets an example for what could happen. if we got a public option with health care, will a lot more people wind up on it, ultimately because it's cheap. what does that do to private insurance? also they underestimated the cost of this thing. it was originally $1 billion. because of the demand, oh, it was $3 billion. do you really want that $1 trillion plan that is going to be $3 trillion over 10 years, and then what after that? again, it raises serious concern. neil: it says something about government estimates and how much things cost. ben stein, when medicare first debuted, $65 million annual budget, $400 billion in the last year. these are moving targets to put it mildly. is there a way to relat
CNN
Aug 22, 2009 6:00am EDT
office, including a record number of women. >> our atia is with us. i want to ask you about the story we've been reading about that's shocking. the taliban making good on its threats of violence. there's reports it has cut off the index fingers, which are used to vote, of two women in afghanistan. is that correct? >> reporter: well, what i can tell you is that two people in kandahar province, their index fingers were chop off. we're not sure if it was a man or women. those fingers were cut off because they had ink on the finger. every time afghans go out to vote, they dip their finger in ink so they can't revote, to make sure it's a fair election, that it's not fraudulent. but, again, the taliban, yes, making good on their threats. they have been making good on their threatsor for the past two weeks now. it was a very bloody week leading up to election day. that's why we saw the lowest voter turnout in all three electrics since the taliban regime has fallen. in 2004 we saw a big turnout for the presidential elections, 2005 a very large turnout. now in 2009, not as big of a turnout but
HLN
Aug 22, 2009 1:00pm EDT
. guards had to use tear gas to get the prisoners under across. eight inmates and eight staff workers were injured but no one had to be admitted to the hospital. >> right now we're happy to report to you that the facility is secure, the inmates are accounted for. we had minimal injuries which are still being assessed to the inmates. and as far as we know right now, minimal if any injuries right now to any staff or department of corrections personnel. >> state police haven't said why the inmates rioted. the prison have been on lockdown when the inmates -- prison officials decided to relax that shortly before the rioting started. >>> as long as they're in lifelong and monogamous same-sex relationships, gays and lesbians can serve as clergy in the lutheran church. the previous policy of the church allowed gays to serve as members of professional rosters only if they were celibate. gays and lesbians recht about 2% of the population. >>> we have learned new details about the killing of a former swimsuit model in california. the remains of jasmine fiore were so badly mutilated, authorities had t
FOX News
Aug 22, 2009 7:00am EDT
he's working out. his not wanting us. just a reminder to us you can actually does have one serious and xm radios. ought to mention that. >> alysin: was a horrible attack in baghdad this week. 1000 people possibly injured, 100 people killed. did u.s. troops start to pull out of iraq too soon russian ark is this evidence of that? we have colonel ollie north on who has an interesting take on the violence that. >> dave: dr. mike is coming out what's he talking about. >> clayton: sudden infant death syndrome is a concern of experience. he will talk about it medical breakthrough this year that could help parents get a good nights sleep and prevent sudden death and ten syndrome a device equipped red pepper. he will tell us about that. >> alysin: it would really help parents. give them peace of mind. >> dave: we start this morning with continued health-care debate and it seems opposition to the healthcare plan is dramatically on the rise. a new poll out from abc news washington post reports that 50% of people are now opposed to obama's handling of health care. and the numbers once you look
PBS
Aug 22, 2009 4:30am EDT
"politico." >> i will not vote and many of us will not vote for a final compromise without a public option. >> this week on "inside washington," now trouble from the left on health care. is the public option dead? >> this is just one sliver of it. >> the congenial debate continues. >> you continue to support a nazi policy, as obama has? >> on what planet do you spend most of your time? >> afghans risked their lives to vote. terrorist bombings escalate in iraq and the maliki government does not ask for american help. we lose two legendary news man, columnist robert novak and "60 minutes' minutes' don hewitt. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- i am looking for somebody who can tell me of the public option and president obama's health plan is still viable. democratic senator kent conrad says not in the senate. >> the fact of the matter is that there are not the votes in the united states senate for the public option, they're never have been. to continue to chase that rabbit i think is just a wasted effort. >> after saying last weekend that the rabbit will probab
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